crème de menthe cookies

cookies galore

I've been wanting to make these for years but I could never find the Andes chips at the grocery store. Of course, upon finding them in November, I realized I could have just chopped up the Andes chocolates myself because that's basically what these are. For all mint chocolate lovers-- these cookies are a must. There's an essence of creme de menthe throughout the soft cookie which makes them a little extra perfect after a meal. And, when I gave a batch to my friends for Christmas, they asked if I had put crack in the cookies. I didn't... but yes, they're that good.

cookie dough balls
fresh out of the oven
creme de menthe goodness

crème de menthe cookies
adapted from andes

1/2 cup butter
3/4 cup dark brown sugar
1/2 cup white granulated sugar
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. baking powder
2 tsp. vanilla extract
2 eggs
1 package (10 oz.) Andes Chips
2 2/3 cups flour

Cream the butter and sugars together. Add soda, powder, vanilla and eggs. Add flour. Fold in the mint chips until well combined. Stick in the freezer for 10-15 minutes. Form the dough into balls and bake at 350° F for 10-12 minutes. Share with loved ones.

Merry Christmas Eve!

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